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Michael Zwiebach

Michael Zwiebach is the senior editor/ content manager for SFCV. He assigns all articles and content, manages the writing staff and does editing. A member of SFCV from the beginning, Michael holds a Ph.D. in music history from the University of California, Berkeley.

Articles by this Author

December 11, 2018
The small music festival promises to make a big impression in 2019.
Early Music/Baroque Review
December 11, 2018

With Patrick Dupré Quigley at the podium, countertenor Reginald Mobley thrills with Vivaldi’s Nisi Dominus.

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October 30, 2018
A deep and talented roster of young writers spent a week honing their critical skills.
October 9, 2018
This month we’ll be asking select readers for input about how to redesign our website to best serve your interests.
October 9, 2018
A broad array of music from the Bay Area’s vibrant scene, all brought together by one, indispensable organization.
September 5, 2018
Music Director Michael Morgan leads the orchestra directly into the issues of our time in a well-thought-out series of concerts.
August 28, 2018
Eighteen upcoming writers take the plunge into music journalism, competing for a $10,000 prize.
August 28, 2018
Still too much of a rarity on concert programs, George Walker was a great composer, nevertheless.
August 21, 2018
A hugely important musician has passed from the scene.
July 31, 2018
The world-famous recording venue will close in mid-September.
July 24, 2018
Ten independent pianists band together to give your spirits a late summer lift.
Feature Article
July 17, 2018

The orchestra issues a live recording of Le temple de la gloire. The band mixes roots music with classical training.

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July 3, 2018
Get out your calendar and mark some of these dates down. Conservatory concerts are some of the best values in town.
June 26, 2018
Jazz pianist Dr. Valerie Capers talks about her album Wagner Takes the A Train.
June 26, 2018

Need a mood lift? Here's a look at a little genre that produced some of classical music's biggest hits.

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Early Music/Baroque Review
June 12, 2018

Voices of Music and the San Francisco Girls Chorus create a version like the one performed in Purcell's lifetime.

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May 29, 2018
The conductor spent nine eventful years with the orchestra and decides it's time to move on.
May 9, 2018
The best-laid plans of Ring casting directors
May 8, 2018
The great impresario is retiring after a tenure of almost 30 years.